If you have qualified as a Speech and Language Therapist in another country and wish to come and work as a Speech and Language Therapist, we would like to welcome you to the IASLT community and wish you well in your new life and career in Ireland.
To practice as a Speech and Language Therapist in Ireland you must register with CORU, Ireland's multi-profession health regulator.
If you are already qualified as an SLT and you are registered for more than one year, with one of the following international professional organisations, you may apply under the Agreement for the Mutual Recognition of Professional Association Credentials (MRA 2017) to become a member of the IASLT and to register with CORU Ireland's regulator of SLTs.
In May 2022, IASLT re-signed the international agreement of mutual recognition of professional associations, updating the 2017 agreement with the above associations
This amended agreement came into effect on the 2nd May 2022. Members from the above International organisations can apply to be members of IASLT through the MRA process.
SLTS wishing to work in Ireland and who are not registered with one of the above professional organisations, must apply to IASLT and CORU through the standard procedure in order to get their qualifications accredited in Ireland.
Applicants for Full Membership to IASLT must also have worked during the past two years and agree to meet IASLT standards for continuing professional development. 5% of full members are audited each year (whether practising in Ireland or overseas).